Pahranagat Valley High Celebrates Homecoming

Panther fans joined in several festivities this past week for Homecoming. The student council worked really hard in putting together great events. The council was in charge of the Mr. PV contest. The football team was in charge of the powder puff … [Read more...]

Pioche Votes to Keep Full Control over Utilities

By Collin Anderson This past Tuesday, the Pioche town board was able to gather together to help solve some of the issues that face its community. One of the largest of these issues was the possibility of handing over control of the public … [Read more...]

Inmate Captured After Escape

A fugitive was captured Tuesday afternoon this week thanks to a multi-agency search after he had walked away from the minimum security Pioche Conservation Camp the day before. Claude Laska, 24, was serving a 19 to 72-month sentence for home … [Read more...]

Community Shows Support to Las Vegas After Mass Shooting

Schools in Lincoln County showed support for the Vegas Strong movement following the tragic events of the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1. PVHS principal Mike Strong said, “We wanted to make sure … [Read more...]

Alamo Resident Helping Raise Money in Support of ALS-Stricken Coach

A local resident is helping raise money to support a longtime coach of another Nevada school. Myron Branning has been a teacher, coach, and administrator at Carlin High School for many years. His teams have been an opponent of PVHS on several … [Read more...]

Gymkhana held at Whipple Ranch

The Great Basin Riders gathered for another Gymkhana at the Whipple Ranch on Sept. 30. The event had been rescheduled from earlier in the month due to weather. Dillon Baker, 9, of Lund, rode his mule George in the events. This is the first time … [Read more...]

Community Steps up for Local Students

The residents of Pahranagat Valley have spent the last couple of weeks donating items for elementary, middle, and high school students as part of a school drive. Instead of the normal school supplies, the items needed were jackets, sweatshirts, … [Read more...]

Local Artist Creating Mural for Moapa Valley

A local artist, Heidi Leavitt, from Hiko, has been working since June on a mural that represents something close to her heart. Among 36 artists back in March, she entered the Moapa Valley Community Center Mural Project Competition through Clark … [Read more...]

LCHS Celebrates Homecoming Week

By Marinda Lamb Lincoln County High School kicked off its Homecoming last Thursday. Students spent their afternoon working on posters for the poster bash. Each class makes a big poster based on the theme, with this year being the Hall of Fame. The … [Read more...]

Regional Development Director Retiring

Mike Baughman, executive director of the Lincoln County Regional Development Authority, and president of Intertech Service Corporation in Carson City, has announced he is retiring effective Dec. 31. His retirement will also include withdrawing from … [Read more...]

4-H Participants Honored with Awards Ceremony

September closed out the official 2016-17 4-H year in a whirlwind of activities from youth competing out of state in livestock, state shooting sports, to the BBQ and awards ceremony to honor youth and leaders. On Sept. 7 and 8, the 4-H Panaca … [Read more...]

Mountain Bike Trails Advancing

Construction of the mountain bike trails around the City of Caliente continues. BLM Ely District Caliente Field Manager Chris Carlton and Andrew Porter of Kershaw-Ryan State Park told County Commissioners that the American Conservation Experience … [Read more...]

County Invited to Serve Military Families

There are many great programs that serve Lincoln County around the holidays. If you have a little extra to give, you can help serve the families of airmen. Lonny Walch is part of the Civilian Military Council at Nellis Air Force Base. The group is … [Read more...]

LCAT looking to Promote Tourism

The Lincoln County Authority of Tourism (LCAT) held a meeting on Sept. 12 at the Extension Office. According to Marcia Hurd, President of LCAT, one of the main focuses was to promote tourism into the area. LCAT also helps organizations that do not … [Read more...]

New Online Resources for County

Lincoln County Cooperative Extension and the Lincoln County Conservation District have come together to offer you easy access to a wealth of information on topics of interest to you. The website is There you can find … [Read more...]

Fire District News

The Pahranagat Valley Fire District met Sept. 25. Ryan Rhodes informed the board that the EMT course has been approved by the State and will start Oct. 10 and run through Dec. 20, with Thanksgiving off. The classes will run every Tuesday, … [Read more...]

Alamo Town Board Meets

The Alamo Town Board met Sept. 13. The prisoners worked on repairing the softball field. They will come back next week to finish the softball field and work on the rest of the fields and children’s park. The Road Department has been fixing up t … [Read more...]

City Council News

At the most recent Caliente City Council meeting, the council approved a conditional use permit for a year and business license to Rheajean Roberts to have a vacation rental, “Caliente Cottage Street,” at 290 Main Street. The Planning Commission also … [Read more...]

Grover C. Dils holds Annual Health Fair

The Grover C. Dils Medical Center (GCDMC) held its annual Health Fair at the Caliente Fire Hall on Sept. 16. As always, it was well attended by both adults and kids interested in new attractions. Tables included IsAgenix, a healthier way to lose … [Read more...]

Western Elite Planning Expansion

Western Elite landfill, south of Alamo, wants to expand. The plan is to move onto about 160 acres, about 35 miles south of Alamo on the west side of U.S. Highway 93. In a presentation to the Board of County Commissioners on Sept. 18, Mike Ford of … [Read more...]